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Minnesota Twins to host free Play Ball! Minnesota clinic in Alexandria

The clinic for boys and girls ages 6-12 is set for Aug. 7, and participants must pre-register at www.playballmn.com.

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ALEXANDRIA — The Minnesota Twins are conducting a free Play Ball! Minnesota youth baseball clinic in Alexandria on Aug. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The clinic will take place at the Alexandria Area High School softball complex. In the event of rain, the clinic would move to Discovery Middle School.

Play Ball! Minnesota youth clinics are for boys and girls ages 6-12, and participants are required to register at www.playballmn.com . Instructors will provide all the necessary equipment, but players should bring their glove.

Funding for these clinics is provided by the Twins Community Fund and Great River Energy.

“For more than 60 years, Twins youth clinics have provided baseball instruction to young players in communities throughout Twins Territory,” said Kristin Rortvedt, Executive Director of the Twins Community Fund. “We’re proud to continue this tradition for a new generation of ballplayers.”

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Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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